Tag: Ken Doherty

Riga Masters: Preview and Draw

The first ranking event of the 2017/18 snooker season gets under way on Friday with the Riga Masters in Latvia. Neil Robertson returns as the defending champion, hoping to reignite his career after a disappointing twelve months since he lifted the trophy last June. The Australian has failed to go[Read More…]

Ken Doherty Gibraltar Open

Ken Doherty Seals Qualifiers Double

Ken Doherty continued his strong start to the season by qualifying for the lucrative China Championship on Saturday in Preston. The Irishman dropped off the Main Tour last season after falling outside the top 64 in the world rankings following a dismal campaign, but received a reprieve from World Snooker[Read More…]

It’s There! Vegan Power?

By Free Ball Come on now. Who was crazy enough to sacrifice live snooker – and what snooker – to watch “40 Golden Years” on BBC Two on Second Sunday evening? Yes, no doubt it’s a beautifully put together piece, reflecting on moments both joyous and torturous at the Crucible[Read More…]

Ken Doherty and Mark Williams Through

Former champions Ken Doherty and Mark Williams moved a step closer to the Crucible after recording first round victories in World Championship qualifying on Saturday. Dublin’s Doherty compiled a 108 early on in establishing a 3-0 advantage over Jason Weston, and was able to comfortably cushion that lead for a 10-4[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the UK Championship – won by Zhao Xintong.

1. Mark Selby
2. Judd Trump
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. Shaun Murphy
7. John Higgins
8. Mark Williams
9. Zhao Xintong
10. Barry Hawkins
11. Mark Allen
12. Stephen Maguire
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Anthony McGill
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Jack Lisowski

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